20 Tips for Helping a Traumatized Officer (Secure - Login Required)
By Dr. Alexis Artwohl and Scott Buhrmaster, PoliceOne Managing Editor
Part 1 of a 2-part Series What you say to an officer who has been through a traumatic event like a shooting can have a powerful, potentially lifelong, impact. What you do - and don't do - can make the difference between helping him through a difficult experience and unintentionally casting him into a nightmare. Certainly, all officers want to help each other navigate through tough times
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Kentucky town's battles with methamphetamine ensnare its police chief
Like a watchful grandfather, police chief Bobby Sauls promised to protect this quiet community when the scourge of methamphetamine spread through rural western Kentucky.
The 65-year-old, gray-haired policeman and another officer in the department worked to seize clandestine meth labs and comfort the town's 1,700 citizens. The mayor lauded them for their efforts.
So when Sauls was indicted by state police on two meth-related charges in early April, the news came as a shock to this quiet town 30 miles south of Evansville
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Stay in Condition Yellow (Secure - Login Required) Scott Buhrmaster, PoliceOne Managing Editor
As quirky as the setting may be, a neighborhood yard sale in Fayetteville, NC, recently served as the scene for an illustration of Condition Yellow, or being in a relaxed but alert and inquisitive mental state, paying off
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A more streamlined version of the V.I.P.E.R., the VIPER Eight provides network infrastructure for control and interoperability of up to 8 different radio systems. It is designed to be easily integrated into your existing dispatch capabilities using your own portable or mobile radios. It is also smaller and lighter for easier transportation and deployment.
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